Content Area Standards
L.4.3.a: Choose words and phrases to convey ideas precisely
4.L.1.3: Students know that humans can adapt their behavior in order to conserve the materials and preserve the ecological systems that they depend on for survival.
4.G.1.2: Explain the impact that human activity has on the availability of natural resources in North Carolina.
Students will be able to :
Analyze the types of non-consumable waste and develop a deep understanding of cost of non-consumable waste in relationship to natural resources, environment (human and animal health), and finances resulting in students educated assessment of the true cost of packaging.
Manufacturing, Natural Resources, Recycling, Waste Management, Environmental impact, cause and effect
Powerpoint presentation, Rehearsals
Earth Cycles (seasons, precipitation), Development of factual ideas based on research
Utilize formative assessment by asking guiding questions and moving around the classroom observing students as they conduct group or individual tasks to determine students understanding of the lesson objective.
Students that are unfamiliar with recycling and environmental awareness will be grouped with students that recycle their waste and have a home that fosters environmental stewardship.